NEW YORK (PIX11) – The New York accent is annoying – but not the most annoying, according to one survey by Highland Titles.  

The most annoying accent is the Boston accent, according to the survey. 

Highland Titles asked 1,000 Americans about their perceptions of different accents. The survey also includes rankings for the funniest, most intelligent, and most attractive accents.  

Most annoying accents:  

  1. Boston  
  2. New York  
  3. Mid-Atlantic  

Funniest accents: 

  1. Canadian
  2. Scottish  
  3. Australian  

Most intelligent accents:  

  1. London  
  2. German  
  3. Brummie (belonging to or coming from Birmingham in England) 

Most attractive accents:  

  1. Australian  
  2. Scottish  
  3. London  
  4. Irish  
  5. French 
  6. Italian  
  7. Welsh  
  8. Brummie 

Highland Titles is a company that allows people to purchase land in Scotland as a “souvenir’ plot.” This means that people own the land in law but are not entitled to it. This is how many people become a Laird, Lord, or Lady of Glencoe. 
More rankings on accents can be found here

Matthew Euzarraga is a multimedia journalist from El Paso, Texas. He has covered local news and LGBTQIA topics in the New York City Metro area since 2021. He joined the PIX11 Digital team in 2023. You can see more of his work here.